Autumn Melancholy

Inscription for fallen soldier at the Pennsylvania Military Museum.Passage of Time I noticed 100 years had passed since Mr. Dickey died in the Argonne Forest in World War One.  The museum displays memorials to individuals,…

Joys and Losses

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCTkBGrai_w?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] Reminders of Days Long Past The sad news of the death of Marty Balin, a founder of Jefferson Airplane, transported me to being a teenager in college, connecting to a new world of…

Deceived by Sunlight

Vespa GTS scooter in the free motorcycle spaces on Allen Street in State College, Pennsylvania.Early in this season of cooler weather it’s easy to be tricked by the sun into believing it’s warm and pleasant…

View Camera Photography

Zone VI 4×5 view camera with 240mm Fujinon lens.After a long hiatus from shooting film I’ve put my Zone VI 4×5 view camera back into service for a new project.  It’s too early to describe…

Seeing With New Eyes

“The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust, Novelist (1871-1922) Channeling Proust Don’t remember the last time I’ve ridden through a new landscape, one…

Ride in the Country

Let the Ride Begin My friend Paul and I planned a short ride in the country culminating in breakfast and a return home.  Can’t always go on long adventures.  For awhile it seemed like I…

Finding the Past

My brand new 2006 Vespa GTS 250ie scooter at Kissell Motorsports.Love at First Sight in 2007 Doing a little housekeeping in Adobe Lightroom, I stumbled upon the first picture I made of my 2006 Vespa…